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Zarqawi threatens US forces in Iraq, criticizes Shiite leader

Jordanian Mussab al-Zarqawi, the alleged leader of a network in Iraq believed responsible for several attacks there, threatened US-led forces in a recording broadcast on an Islamist website. In the message said to have originated from inside Iraq, Zarqawi claimed that his “heroic Mujahedin have killed more than 200 soldiers from the coalition of the crusaders.” Taking credit for several attacks, Zarqawi said “the most recent and not the last was against the Israeli Mossad in the Jabal Lubnan hotel.” A strong car bomb explosion in front of that hotel on March 17 killed seven people and wounded a dozen people. Full Story

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